In this assignment, students will pull together the change proposal project components they have
been working on throughout the course to create a proposal inclusive of sections for each content
focus area in the course. At the conclusion of this project, the student will be able to apply
evidence-based research steps and processes required as the foundation to address a clinically
oriented problem or issue in future practice.
Students will develop a 1,250-1,500 word paper that includes the following information as it
applies to the problem, issue, suggestion, initiative, or educational need profiled in the capstone
2. Problem statement
3. Purpose of the change proposal
5. Literature search strategy employed
6. Evaluation of the literature
7. Applicable change or nursing theory utilized
8. Proposed implementation plan with outcome measures
9. Identification of potential barriers to plan implementation, and a discussion of how these
could be overcome
10. Appendix section, if tables, graphs, surveys, educational materials, etc. are created
Review the feedback from your instructor on the Topic 3 assignment, PICOT Statement Paper,
and Topic 6 assignment, Literature Review. Use the feedback to make appropriate revisions to
the portfolio components before submitting.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the
Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to
become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the
Student Success Center.
Capstone Project Change Proposal
The major challenge facing adolescent girls aged 10 to 14 is the risk of suicide and the reasons as to why this population group is at higher risks of suicide are substantially complex. According to research by Bowes et al. (2015), suicide is the third leading cause of deaths among the adolescent girls which is often associated with uncontrolled depression. The incidents of suicide are often seldom prior to puberty stage but usually attain peak magnitude during the mid-adolescent stage. Laezer (2015) states that out of the total number of adolescents at risks of suicide, 80% of those who attempt suicide and 90% who successfully commit suicide have a medical history of having suffered psychiatric or mental disorders, particularly depression.
According to Zalsman et al. (2016), the issue of adolescent girls’ suicidal behaviour has sustained minimal and meager realization, recognition and response from all levels (local, national and international) of health structures, researchers as well as medical professionals. Further, the community traditionally stereotypes adolescent suicides as an outcome of attention seeking, bad parenting, substance abuse or even early pregnancies. This in collaboration of lack of knowledge regarding the issue renders it challenging for patients to comfortably seek for medical interventions. Following this, the adolescents are left medically un-attended to. Failure to diagnose and treat mental disorders at early stages results to adverse events as the adolescents get exposed to suicide risks……Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $10